November 19, 1961
59 years old
5 ft 8 in | 173 cm tall
35-25-35 in | 89-63.5-89 cm
57 kg | 127 pounds
11 US | 41.5 EU
Meg Ryan was born in Fairfield, Connecticut, U.S., on November 19, 1961, is an American actress.
Young Meg Ryan first started her career in television commercials.
She made her big screen debut in drama movie Rich and Famous (1981) in role as Debby Blake.
She got her television debut in CBS soap opera As the World Turns (1982) in role as Betsy Stewart Montgomery Andropoulos.
Her breakthrough performance came as Sally Albright in romantic comedy film When Harry Met Sally (1989).
She landed her directorial debut with drama movie Ithaca (2016) also she starred in role as Mrs. Kate Macauley.
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for her roles in romantic comedy films:
When Harry Met Sally (1989) in role as Sally Albright
Sleepless in Seattle (1993) in role as Annie Reed
You've Got Mail (1998) in role as Kathleen "Shopgirl" Kelly
She was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actress for her role as Dr. Maggie Rice in romantic fantasy movie City of Angels (1998).
Courage Under Fire (1996) thriller drama with Denzel Washington and Matt Damon
Kate & Leopold (2001) romantic comedy fantasy opposite Hugh Jackman and Liev Schreiber
Joe Versus the Volcano (1990) romantic comedy opposite Tom Hanks and Lloyd Bridges
When a Man Loves a Woman (1994) romantic drama with Andy García and Tina Majorino
French Kiss (1995) romantic comedy with Kevin Kline and Timothy Hutton
Innerspace (1987) science fiction comedy opposite Dennis Quaid and Martin Short
The Presidio (1988) crime drama opposite Sean Connery and Mark Harmon
Addicted to Love (1997) romantic comedy opposite Matthew Broderick
Proof of Life (2000) action thriller opposite Russell Crowe, David Morse and David Caruso
She voiced Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia in animated film Anastasia (1997).
The Doors (1991) biographical opposite Val Kilmer and Kyle MacLachlan
The Deal (2008) satirical comedy with William H. Macy and LL Cool J
The Women (2008) comedy drama opposite Eva Mendes, Annette Bening and Jada Pinkett Smith
Ithaca (2016) drama in role as Mrs. Kate Macauley, opposite Tom Hanks and Sam Shepard
She had a recurring role as Jane in NBC sitcom One of the Boys (1982).
She played Karen Sharpe in improvised online series Web Therapy (2011-2013).
She had a recurring role as Cally Oaks in ABC television series Wildside (1985).
Graduated from Bethel high school, Bethel (1979).
Majored journalism at New York University.
Has Polish, Irish and German ancestry.
Has two sisters Dana and Annie and a brother Andrew Hyra.
Was a "Prom Queen" in high school.
Good friend with Tom Hanks.
She adopted a daughter from China in 2006.
She dated John Cusack (2002-2003), Russell Crowe (1999-2001) and Anthony Edwards (1986-1987).
She was married to actor Dennis Quaid (1991-2001), they have one son.